Catholic Charities welcomes Michelle Thivierge as Director of Community Partnerships

Catholic Charities welcomes Michelle Thivierge as Director of Community PartnershipsCatholic Charities of the Diocese of Albany is pleased to welcome Michelle Thivierge as Director of Community Partnerships. Thivierge joins the Catholic Charities team with decades of community and ministry experience. Prior to coming to Catholic Charities, she worked as the Director of Community Engagement and Education at WMHT and at organizations such as Russell Sage College, Hudson Valley Community College, [...]

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August 1, 2022

Meet Olivia

Meet Olivia

I'd like to take a moment to tell you about Olivia. Olivia was a typical 3-year-old girl. One morning, while wearing her favorite rainbow pajamas, Olivia went outside to play. While Mom and Dad were still inside, she began to wander down the street until a neighbor saw her walking alone and called the police. Upon entering Olivia’s home, the police found that her Dad had overdosed. Sadly, he did not survive. With drugs in the home creating an unsafe environment, Olivia was placed [...]

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August 1, 2022

An Opportunity for Students

An Opportunity for Students

What do you remember about your childhood? Celebrating special holidays? Reveling in the first spring outing to the local ice cream stand? Or maybe traveling for a long-awaited family vacation?How about the anxiety around the first day of school? Painstaking attempts to navigate cliques and hormones and adolescence? Even with all the fun memories, growing up isn’t always easy. Tack on the challenges all of us have faced over the last two years and it’s not surprising that many of us [...]

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Are you or someone you know in need? We’re teaming up with the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York to help neighbors like you! Stop by one of our drive-thru pantries during the month of August for a package of fresh, frozen and shelf-stable food items. These events are open to the public and no pre-registration is required.CC MOVE Food Distribution ScheduleAugust 2022DateLocationAddressStart TimeVolunteerArrivalJuly 26UAlbany CampusColonial Quad Northwest Gold Lot9:308:15July [...]

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Bench Dedication Honors Domestic Violence Survivors

Pictured from left: Kelley Gilligan, Catholic Charities; JoAnn Douglass, Amanda Haig, and Peter Douglass, Canajoharie Parks & Recreation Committee; and Ambrose Schaffer, Canajoharie Village TrusteeBench Dedication Honors Domestic Violence SurvivorsCanajoharie, NY - Domestic violence survivors were honored this month with bench dedication at Wintergreen Park in Canajoharie, NY. Catholic Charities of Fulton and Montgomery Counties, with the Village of Canajoharie Parks and Recreation [...]

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